2018 in Tech Reviewed, 200 Books per Year, & More…
Welcome to the last Dev Digest of 2018. That’s right, we’ll be taking next week off for the holidays, so you’ll have to stretch these links to last you for the next two weeks! Here’s the best end of the year content about software development.
- Ben Thompson’s State of the Year in Technology is out, and he doesn’t pull any punches this year
- Need to buy something for a techy person before the holidays or want to give someone you know some ideas? WIRED put together a great last-minute gift list
- Inc recently looked through all the leaked passwords of 2018 to sort out the stupidest passwords of all
- How Stripe uses GraphQL to power React components, with examples!
- Object-oriented programming is by no means dead, but it’s definitely not the paragon of perfection that people used to think of
- Want to start learning backend development or improve your skills? Tajawal has a whole roadmap to get you from beginner to expert
- Git merge and Git rebase. What do they do and when should you use them?
- Being a great manager isn’t about doing the job. It’s about helping and motivating others to do the job better than you could have alone
- Giving feedback to your superiors can be a difficult situation, but with the right approach you can create value through good upward feedback
- Reading and learning is like compound interest as things connect and overlap. Warren Buffett’s advice? Read 200 books per year
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